Demand behavior behaves in irregular ways. When it does exhibit predictable behavior it
falls into patterns. These patterns are divided into trends, cycles, and seasonal patterns.
These patterns are linked and many differen
Ch.2 & 3
Deming: Approached the quality management system with a mindset of constant
improvement of the production process. His two sources of processes improvement are
eliminating poor quality causes such as poor design and poor employee t
Six Sigma: A methodology that provides businesses with knowledge and tools to improve
their business practices. Goals are based on defect reduction and increases in product
quality. Based on the Demings PDCA cycle. The idea is that if the
The facilities, functions and activities involved in producing and delivering a
product or service from supplier to customer. All activities involved associated with the
flow and transformation of goods and services. This foll
Reorder point write up
Reorder point: the level of inventory at which a new order should be placed. When
inventory reaches a certain point we need reorder new stock. The formula for reorder
point is R=DL. R being the reorder point, d is the
Chapter 6 & 7 Terms
Process flows can be classified into four categories projects, batch production, mass
production, and continuous production. All these are classified in the production process
and are produced in house.
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Operations Management: Consists of people who work in a variety of different fields
consisting of everything from service industries, banking, and software development.
They work to solve problems, int
7 quality Management Tools: used to identify quality problems
Process Flowchart: Is a diagram that illustrates of the steps of a process of production.
Helps focus on where the problem may occur in the production process. In addition it
allows all parties